Meaning of “handlebars” in the English Dictionary

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"handlebars" in British English

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handlebarsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈhæn.dəl.bɑːz/ us /ˈhæn.dəl.bɑːrz/

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  • It has handlebars and a motorbike-shaped body, and the rider’s position is similar. 

(Definition of “handlebars” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"handlebars" in American English

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handlebarsplural noun

us /ˈhæn·dəlˌbɑrz/

the bar along the front of a bicycle or motorcycle that a rider holds in order to balance and turn

(Definition of “handlebars” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)